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Larry Clayton Chumley, Jr.

Larry “Sonny” Clayton Chumley, Jr.

A funeral service for Larry “Sonny” Clayton Chumley, Jr. will be Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at the First Baptist Church in Okemah, Oklahoma at 12 PM, officiated by Bro. Robert “Pup” Rogers.  Interment will be at Sunnylane Cemetery in Del City, Oklahoma at 2:30 PM.

Larry was born August 17, 1963, in Springdale, Arkansas to Larry Clayton Chumley, Sr. and Donna Louise (Statham) Chumley. He passed away Friday, March 15, 2024, at his home in Okemah at the age of 60.

Larry graduated from Plainview High School in Ardmore, Oklahoma. After graduation, he attended East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma and began a career in radio as a DJ. Later he worked in building maintenance and automation with his last 10 years at F.A.A. in Oklahoma City. He also operated a hunting ranch and tractor business.  He married Donna Elaine Craig in Oklahoma City on July 18, 1987.  In 2020, he and Donna became residents of the Okemah area and attended First Baptist Church.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a talented drummer.

He was preceded in death by his son Joel Dalton Chumley in 2020, his mother Donna Louise (Statham) Chumley, one sister, Cheryl Kirkpatrick and mother-in-law, Mary Ellen Craig.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Elaine (Craig) Chumley of the home, his father, Larry Clayton Chumley Sr. and wife Barbara Kay of Tulsa, Oklahoma, one brother, John Bradley Wells of Okemah, Oklahoma, one sister, Stacy Lynn Walker of Tulsa, Oklahoma and daughter-in-law Liz Chumley of Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers wereTom Taylor, Brad Wells, Charley Gravitt, Adam Taylor, Brian Nicholson, Paul Findley, and Chris Kirkpatrick.

Honorary pallbearers were Broedyn McKee, Tyler Kirkpatrick and Joe Craig

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